California fuchsia

Epilobium canum

plant type:
forb
lifecycle:
perennial
growing season:
warm
cover:
NA

Soil

Acceptable Soil Types:
Clay
Loam
Silt
Sand
Gravel
Acceptable Soil conditions:
AcidicAlkalineMetalSaltCaliche

Location

Min elevation:
0
Max elevation:
12000
Counties: 
Cochise
Coconino
Gila
Graham
Greenlee
Maricopa
Mohave
Pima
Santa Cruz
Yavapai

Reproduction & Growth

Growth rate: 
High
Germination Overall: 
NA
Germination rate: 
Fast
Germination Requirements: 
NA
Reproduction: 
NA
Establishment: 
NA

Ecological

Best Suited for these Site conditions:
ColdDisturbanceFireFloodingLow lightRiparian
Best Suited for these Management goals:
Tortoise habitatDrought resilienceErosion controlForage productionPollinator habitatIncreased soil healthWeed managementWildlife habitat

Additional Information

Commercial availability:
Available from nurseries
NOTES:
Susceptible to common rusts, fungal spots, and powdery mildew, tolerant of nutrient poor soils and can compete in other areas with dominated areas of any other species
Citations:
Stratton 2004